Windows Server 2008 R2 is an operating system from Microsoft. It is an update of Windows Server 2008. Unlike Server 2003 R2, this R2 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.

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VPS Admin Sharing Worries

Here is my situation. I recently got a vps running Windows 2008 R2 Standard to run SEO Powersuite, Market Samurai and some other tools. I added my seo guy as an admin on my vps so he has access to any ...
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Does RDP clipboard transmit securely on 3389?

You can cut and paste text/files from/to remote session and it goes through port 3389. What is the encryption if any? Using Win7/Server08R2
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Importing 'Devices and Printers' from one server to another [migrated]

I have a windows server 2003 that is in the process of getting replaced. It has a long list of printers connected; I'm looking for some method of 'importing' the printers from the 2003 to my new ...
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Anyway to schedule an auto-login to Windows 2008 via RDP

I am facing this problem where AD push policy down to disconnect (timeout) RDP user after a few hours. I tried to save RDP including username and password, but when I run the saved rdp file it can ...
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How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

When I user remote desktop to connect to a Window 7 Professional computer (using win7 pro RDP) it first prompts me for my password: after successfully authenticating there, it connects to the ...
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What automation tools should I use to monitor text files and affect applications?

I want to use some standard windows automation tools to solve what I believe is a pretty un-windows-like problem. I'm more familiar with *nix management tools and tasks, but since I want this solution ...
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ramdisk device creation failed due to insufficient memory. Status 0xc0000017. When i try to start windows server 2008 R2

I have the following:- VMWare workstation version 9 , with windows server 2008 R2 data center installed. I have installed the windows 2008 R2 inside the VM using an iso image. The host is windows 7. ...
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IIS and HTTP/2 server support

Reading the article "What's new in the .NET framework"... https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868(v=vs.110).aspx ...it states... Most of the major browsers support HTTP/2, so it's ...
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Setting permissions for a folder [on hold]

What's the fastest way to give permissions to a user to a folder which contains 50,000 folders and a total of 4,000,000 files? Using Windows Server 2008 r2.
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Cannot enable Wifi adapter

I have a Google Search Appliance which is really just a Poweredge 2950 II. It's running Windows 2008R2 x64. I have a Linksys WMP600N PCI card installed in the riser. Due to current temporary housing ...
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Windows 2008 Firewall - How do I restrict HTTP inbound to specific IP?

My goal is to restrict all HTTP inbound requests to a specific IP addresses. I thought it would be a simple process - but I am not getting the result desired I have modified a predefined rule called ...
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Sharepoint team site is only available on server

I've installed sharepoint 2013 on windows server 2008 and I've made a team site , but the team site is only available on the server , I mean when I logon to team site from another computer using web ...
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Sharing internet connection on multiple networks Windows Server 2008

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64 with a total of three network cards: one on-board, one PCI, and one Wireless USB dongle (D-link DWA-140). The on-board card is connected to the internet, ...
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Power Shell script to delete the User profiles from the windows server 2008 r2 to local machine(Windows 7)

I tried the following script on a Windows Server 2008 R2 to delete the User Profiles on a Windows 7 client machine. PS C:\> get-content localcomputer-list.txt | get-userprofile | where {$_.LastUse ...
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How to run an Access script using windows task scheduler

I have a VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and want to use the Task Scheduler to run an Access script. This script will do some stuff and then close. I've already written and tested the ...
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Delete User profile older than X days globllay from all the COmputer within domian. Server 2008 R2 [migrated]

I need little help for deleting all the user profile form the Computer within my domain. if user is not logged in to particular computer for Than x Day in my case 60 Days. i have tried with default ...
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How can I emulate Windows Server 2008 R2 with QEMU? / Cannot virtualize Win2K8 R2 using QEMU on Windows Host

I have used precompiled QEMU 2.2.0 (64-bit version) to emulate a PC running Windows Server 2008 R2. The Host OS is Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64-bit, and my CPU doesn't support Intel VT-x so I can't use ...
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Cannot remove encryption from files on Windows 2008 R2

I have noticed that all of my web application files turned green color, which means they are encrypted. I have never applied encryption to these files. When I right-click the file, then go to ...
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Mac client on AD domain - individual folder redirection

I'm trying to configure a home network with Windows 2008R2 and Windows 7 / Mac Mountain Lion clients. I have a separate NAS drive, which I want to host all home folders as well as a central store of ...
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Sending Mail on Windows 2008 R2

I have a single server, no AD installed, and I use it to allow my customers to connect via Remote Desktop and run a custom application. I've got a feature in the application that will send a report ...
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Not able to authenticate via internal DNS [migrated]

When I installed Sharepoint on my server, I gave the internal DNS to access the Sharepoint internally (by DNS Manager), but when I am trying access the Sharepoint by DNS sharepoint.abc.com then it is ...
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Clock Time loss on windows server 2008 r2 upto 10 sec per min

The windows Enterprise server has been loosing time of up to 10 sec per min. I am running MSSQL on the server and there are jobs that need to execute at specific time. If i leave the machine on ...
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Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist?

Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist? I need to install it on a host not connected to Internet Thank you
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How do you install .net4 on a Server 2008 r2 machine through psremoting in powershell?

I need to write a script that installs .net 4 remotely using powershell to a group of Server 2008 R2 machines. I based my script off of ...
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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Display driver on Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual machine

I install Windows Server 2008 on virtualbox and I have a problem with display driver. As default windows settings I have standard VGA display driver which is not support resolution of my monitor on ...
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Can a .bat file be used to edit group policy?

I'm setting up a wsus for a local college, and I'm looking into ways that are more effect for updating the Group policy on the computers so that they update via the wsus. Is there a way I can make a ...
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MMC could not create snap-in. CLSID: FX:{18ea3f92-d6aa-41d9-a205-2023400c8fbb}

Last sunday i installed active directory and domain services on our Windows Server 2008 r2. Before installing our server only had File Services Role Installed and Local Users. After intallation, ...
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Windows 2008 Folder redirection doesn't seem to work for some folders - Group Policy propagation issue

Tearing my hair out - hoping someone can spot my (probably obvious) mistake: I'm setting up a home LAN running Windows 2008 R2 with Windows 7 Ultimate clients. I'm trying to redirect the various ...
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Automatic Deployment role in sccm2012R2

I'm configuring some Automatic deployment rule in SCCM2012R2 .After specifying product updates ,the wizard noticed that just first 1000 update will deployed .So I divided updates in two rules .now I ...
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My server got a DDos attack; how can I debug further from logs? [closed]

My server got a 13 GBit DDoS attack so LeaseWeb nulled its IP address and the attack ended. My IP address is still blocked. I got a temporary second IP address, which is not yet public. How can I ...
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How to reduce the cache size in Windows 2008 Server R2?

I have a query regarding cache memory. When I run my application, the number of page faults are increasing drastically, and many of them are hard page faults. So in order to reduce hard page faults I ...
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Logon failed to localhost using a domain name via remote desktop

I want to connect to localhost via remote desktop, the OS is Windows server 2008 r2. I can connect successfully using 127.0.0.1,::1,localhost and the IP address in the network. But when I tried to ...
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Do i need to configure DHCP and DNS on Windows Server 2008 R2

Here's my network topology: Hi, I'm just new in networking and I need suggestions regarding my network setup. I want to set up a domain for a file server and MS SQL 2005 server on my server machine ...
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How do I identify and move the server that “Export/Import and Move Mailbox” uses in Exchange 2013

I have an Exchange 2013 environment and the export, import, and move mailbox commands seem to hang unless I restart the Mailbox Replication service on every server. How do I identify the server that ...
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Windows Server 2008 - “No audio devices are installed”

I am trying to make a music bot for TeamSpeak on Windows Server 2008 using Virtual Audio Cable. All of my audio devices are listed as 'Working' in Device Manager, yet in the Sound Control Panel it ...
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What is the fastest method of transfering files between a Windows 7 PC and virtual server?

I have 600 tiff files of aerial imagery (180MB each) on an external thumb drive. I need to transfer the tiff files from my desktop PC (Windows 7 pro) to a network attached storage (NAS) device ...
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Recovering a driver from a dying Windows Server 2008 drive?

We have an extremely specialized PCI-E card that does some really specific for us. We only use it really once in a bluemoon. The machine that had the card installed had a hard drive failure. I can ...
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Secured drive only available if Windows Explorer is run as an Administrator

I have secured a drive on my server to only allow Local Administrators access. Domain Admins are part of the Local Administrators group. When I log on as an administrator, the folder is only ...
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How to put Windows Server into something like “Standby mode” so I can safely pull the plug off of it?

I have an interesting problem - we are going to test our UPS backup system by pulling the plug in our server room for a short time. Ideally the UPS will kick in and nothing interesting will happen, ...
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Ways around copy/paste size limitation for Windows server without sharing

I'm trying to allow for users to copy/paste or Click and drag items into a sub folder of a shared parent. The architecture goes along the lines of Parent>Child>Child. The bottom child is not shared, ...
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Suddenly lost permissions to all files

I'm running Windows 2008 R2. A few days ago, all my software lost permissions to do pretty much anything with files on the disk. Eclipse, LyX, and even Word, won't save files. SourceTree has trouble ...
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Access a domain controller (replica) from rdp without principal rpd

I have a windows 2003 Server as a principal domain controller (Let's call this the principal) I have a windows 2008 R2 server as a replicated domain controller of the first one (Let's call this the ...
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NTFS Compression on multiple folders

I have been tasked with compressing certain folders on a network drive. The drive is formatted NTFS on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. The folders to be backed up are all called "Backup", and are ...
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tomcat8w.exe not in 'notification area' / and sometimes is in 'notification area'

Using Java8/64 and Tomcat8/64 on Windows Server 2008 R2. On one server, the 'tomcat8w.exe' shows up in the notification area, and I can use it from there to start/stop/configure. On two other exact ...
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Deploying MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 By Using MDT

I am finishing my MDT setup to use my image on WDS, but I have issues with MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2. deployment. To play it safe can someone offer me some step by step or general ...
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Windows Server 2008 r2 as a Digital Audio Workstation

If windows server is optimized for background servies would that make it optimal for a DAW since DAWs have to be optimized for background services to give priority to asio drivers and sound to reduce ...
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Can i install Hyper-v on a Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2008 or 2012?

I need to install Hyper-V on a Virtual Machine to have different OS to try my programs.My Virtual Machine is Windows Server 2008 R2 but if i need to i could change it to 2012.Could you explane it ...
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Copy folder contents to current working directory

I'm looking to copy the contents of a network folder to the local working directory of a script. Ideally something like this: <copy_app.exe> \\Destination\Folder $CurrentDirectory ... except ...
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How to create windows server backup (2008 R2) to the same drive?

I am not sure if the Windows server backup is the right tool but ... This what I am trying to achieve. I have server and 2 drives C: and E:. E: drive is mirrored (2 hdds). I want to create scheduled ...